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Russia-Ukraine Seek Quick Ending to Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
Jun 07, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s newly elected President Petro Poroshenko have spoken of their desire for a quick end to hostilities in south-eastern Ukraine at their meeting on at the D-Day commemorations in France. During the brief conversation, both Putin and Poroshenko spoke for the soonest end to bloodshed in south-eastern Ukraine and combat actions by both parties: the Ukrainian armed forces and supporters of the federalization of Ukraine.

Both leaders confirmed that there is no alternative to settling the situation by peaceful political means. French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also joined in for a 15-minute talk. Putin talked separately with President Barack Obama and they exchanged opinions about the situation in Ukraine and the crisis in the eastern Ukraine. They spoke for the need to end violence and fighting as quickly as possible.

In recent weeks, more than 200 people have died in Ukraine in fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian rebels. Poroshenko has promised a comprehensive plan to put an end to the hostilities in the eastern Ukraine.

Putin held his first face-to-face meetings with Western leaders in France this week since pro-European protesters pushed out Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president in February, Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula, and the U.S. and EU imposed sanctions in response.

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